make (one's) point

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make (one's) point

To effectively communicate or explain one's opinion, idea, or point of view. A: "The early flight might be cheaper, but we won't enjoy our first day there because we'll be so tired!" B: "OK, you made your point. Let's book the later one instead." But Bob, if we don't secure the investment by Friday, we stand to lose everything the other investors had put in so far. Have I made my point?
See also: make, point

make one's point

Effectively express one's idea, as in I see what you mean about skateboards being dangerous-you've made your point. This expression uses point in the sense of "an important or essential argument or suggestion." Also see make a point of; take one's point. [c. 1800]
See also: make, point

make your ˈpoint

explain your opinion fully; tell somebody exactly what you mean: They were all talking so loudly I didn’t get a chance to make my point.Look, I think you’ve made your point, Mr Davies. Perhaps we should hear somebody else’s opinion.
See also: make, point
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They joined the consensus because they could see the unexpectedly strong showing that Annan had made in the past few days and because they had gone as far as they could in making their point to the United States.